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Austin, MN 55912
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Alumni Spotlight: Charlotte Dykema

In this week's Alumni Spotlight, we catch up with alumna Charlotte Dykema.

What are you doing now?

I am a youth care professional.

How did APS prepare you for this role?

APS taught me to be more willing to help others and to be more patient because no two people learn at the same pace.

What is your advice for current Packers?

Don't give up. Life may be stressful and unpredictable but don't ever give up because you don't know what your future may bring you.

Who at APS inspired you?

Austin REACH, Mrs. Gemmell, Mrs. Hagan

What was your favorite meal in the cafeteria?

Max Sticks

Are you an alumnus of Austin Public Schools?  If so, we'd love to hear from you!

We're excited to hear about your accomplishments and are eager to share your successes and advice with our current students, families, and the Austin community. Please take a few minutes to complete the quick questionnaire at regarding your current position and your career trajectory.

Thanks, and we look forward to hearing all your wonderful stories!